Patterson River Circuit Trail (Patterson River, Patterson River)


Patterson River Circuit Trail (Patterson River, Patterson River)

Patterson River Trail is a 5.8km shared trail around the bottom of the Patterson River near the Bay. It is a gravel track in developed urban parkland setting with extensive views upstream to the Dandenongs and downstream to the Bay. The trail is relatively flat with bridge crossings across entrance points to the marinas.

Picnic spots can be found at various points around the trail and public toilets can be located near the Launching Way.

How to get there

Patterson River Circuit Trail (Patterson River, Patterson River)


BBQ - Electric/Gas
Visitor Centre

Need to know

Patterson River Circuit Trail (Patterson River, Patterson River)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No horses
  • No vehicles


  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Patterson River monitoring survey

Download a copy of the latest depth survey of the entrance.

Attachments: Patterson-River-depth-survey-20210917 (131KB)

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